No Down Side 2021-01-14

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No Down Side 2021-01-14

Post by lake_wrangler » Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:50 pm

Apologetic, prefer to help anyway, worried about giving it all away by accident, and taking it all in stride. As many attitudes are there are people, I guess...

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Re: No Down Side 2021-01-14

Post by AnotherFairportfan » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:50 am

Well, Timmy, now you went and said THAT,,,
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Re: No Down Side 2021-01-14

Post by ziggy78eog » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:37 pm

So, Bud just made the entire scooby gang MIB Agents? Did this go through proper channels? Did Brandi okay this? Forget Brandi, what about Katherine; is she going to be okay with her 14/15 year old daughter, being an MIB Agent? What about the other parents? Like Shawna said, she is not very good at keeping things from her parents. They might be Paras, but they are still minors. I am not sure that Bud thought this out properly.

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Re: No Down Side 2021-01-14

Post by AnotherFairportfan » Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:38 pm

ziggy78eog wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:37 pm
So, Bud just made the entire scooby gang MIB Agents? Did this go through proper channels? Did Brandi okay this? Forget Brandi, what about Katherine; is she going to be okay with her 14/15 year old daughter, being an MIB Agent? What about the other parents? Like Shawna said, she is not very good at keeping things from her parents. They might be Paras, but they are still minors. I am not sure that Bud thought this out properly.
I seem to recall that the age of majority is lowe4 for paras.

I SEEM to, mind you.
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Re: No Down Side 2021-01-14

Post by Opus the Poet » Fri Jan 15, 2021 12:43 am

AnotherFairportfan wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:38 pm
ziggy78eog wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:37 pm
So, Bud just made the entire scooby gang MIB Agents? Did this go through proper channels? Did Brandi okay this? Forget Brandi, what about Katherine; is she going to be okay with her 14/15 year old daughter, being an MIB Agent? What about the other parents? Like Shawna said, she is not very good at keeping things from her parents. They might be Paras, but they are still minors. I am not sure that Bud thought this out properly.
I seem to recall that the age of majority is lower for paras.

I SEEM to, mind you.
The drinking age is way lower, but nothing on any other activities. http://wapsisquare.com/comic/like-molasses/
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Post by Dave » Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:21 pm

I have no idea how that reduced drinking age would actually be implemented in practice, at least if the young paras in question are mixing in a mostly-human environment. It's not as if a para can flash a special para-only ID card at their local bar. Probably it's something that applies only in private/family/para-only situations (or if the officer carding them happens to be a werewolf).

As to the age of majority in general, I don't think we've been given access to that information. It could vary by the race, depending on species-specific maturation rates, lifespan, and so forth. I recall that hobbits weren't considered adults until they reached the age of 33; in their twenties they were still considered to be irresponsible "tweens". Like our own college seniors, they were old enough to drink, but often not old enough to do so responsibly... give 'em a few flagons of beer and let them loose in your mushroom patch, and there was hell to pay.

On the other hand, the Ephemerae ("mayfly faeries") are probably allowed to drink by the time they're 8 hours old. Legend holds that they're uniquely fortunate among the Fae, in that they're the only ones who never live long enough to get a hangover. :?

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